Upgrading – Ubuntu Server from 10.04 LTS, 10.10, 11.04 or any other release and want to upgrade to the current one? Follow these steps!
Issue the following command to first update your system to the latest available repositories.
sudo apt-get update
Now this command to upgrade your current apt-get installed software.
sudo apt-get upgrade -y
The following command is used if upgrading remotely over ssh.
sudo apt-get install update-manager-core
Now we will upgrade to the newest release with the following command.
This may take a while and it will want to reboot after issuing these commands but give it sometime depending on the hardware you are using for this.
- Ensure you read the output of the console well!